Overlord (2018)

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Overlord (2018)



The following weapons were used in the film Overlord (2018):

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Handguns

M1911

Several of the American soldiers carry M1911 pistols as their standard issue sidearms.

M1911

Walther P38

SS commander Captain Wafner (Pilou Asbæk) carries a Walther P38 as his sidearm in the film. P38s are also handled and used by several other characters, including Chloe (Mathilde Ollivier).

Walther P38 (Mauser manufacture)
Chloe (Mathilde Ollivier) searching the German bunker, P38 in hand.

Submachine Guns

M1 Thompson

Corporal Ford (Wyatt Russell) carries an M1 Thompson as his primary weapon throughout the film, identifiable by its simplified rear L-sight.

M1 Thompson with 20-round magazine - .45 ACP
Cpl. Ford (Wyatt Russell) fires his Thompson.

MP40

The MP40 is used by many of the SS soldiers stationed at the bunker complex. Several of the weapons are also taken by the Allied raiding force and turned against their former owners. As is common in films, the MP40 is incorrectly portrayed as being the most common weapon carried by German troops, although it is at least somewhat conceivable that soldiers guarding a secret research facility may be issued with more of these than would be considered typical.

MP40 Submachine Gun - 9x19mm
An SS trooper fires his MP40.

Rifles/Carbines

M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is the standard issue rifle carried by US troops in the film, including Private Ed Boyce (Jovan Adepo).

M1 Garand .30-06
Pvt. Ed Boyce (Jovan Adepo) clears the bunker with his M1 Garand.

Karabiner 98k

The Karabiner 98k is the main battle rifle used by German forces in the film.

Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm

Sturmgewehr 44

Some SS soldiers are seen armed with the Sturmgewehr 44. Several of these are captured and used by the Allied raiding party, including Private Rosenfeld (Dominic Applewhite) and Chloe (Mathilde Ollivier).

Sturmgewehr 44 - 7.92x33mm
The SS soldier in the background is armed with an StG44.
Chloe (Mathilde Ollivier) carrying a captured StG44.

Machine Guns

MG34

The MG34 is the principal machine gun used by the German forces guarding the bunker, seen both in sandbag emplacements and mounted on their vehicles. One of these is captured by the American troops and used by Private Rosenfeld (Dominic Applewhite), who correctly identifies the machine gun as a two-man weapon when he is criticised for not reloading and firing more quickly.

MG34 with front and rear sights folded down - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Pvt. Rosenfeld (Dominic Applewhite) struggling to reload the captured MG34.

Grenades

Mk II Hand Grenade

The Mk II Hand Grenade is carried by US soldiers in the film.

Mk II hand grenade

Model 24 Stielhandgranate

Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Mashers" are used by the Germans, as well as the Allied raiding force.

Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" stick grenade with fragmentation sleeve
Chloe (Mathilde Ollivier) carrying some captured "Potato Mashers".



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